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Beady eyes. Hairy legs. Menacing fangs. One in five people are afraid of spiders! Here’s how you could face them.

Get leggy

Shake hands with fear. Hold a spider.

Check the shed. Search the loft. Comb the basement. House spiders are pretty easy to track down. Or you could pop to a local pet shop to find a hairy friend to hold.

Tickle a tarantula

Could you handle holding a tarantula?

Eight eyes. Eight legs. Get in touch with local pet shops and zoos for a chance to get up close to one of the natural world’s most frightening arachnids.

Get wild

Give up control and let a spider crawl all over you.

Imagine how a spider creeping across your body would feel. Your arms. Your legs. Your face. Now imagine how much your friends and family would donate to see that!

Got a question?

Do you have a question about how to face your fear of spiders? Don’t worry, we have a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help you beat your fear.

Read our FAQs

Got a better idea?

If you’ve got another way to face your fear of spiders that’s great! You can face your fear in your own way.

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